To provide a broad framework for discussing topics and exploring areas of development in the field of Access Services including, but not limited to, circulation, information services, reserves, resource sharing, stacks maintenance, student worker supervision, leadership/management, remote storage, and security. To develop and sponsor programs that foster education and training opportunities, encourage networking and sharing of initiatives, and contribute to and promote an understanding of access services activities. To provide a national stage for library workers in access services and enhance the overall development of access services conversations and programs within ACRL.
As of August 2017, the ASIG had 353 members. Interest Group composition includes a convener and incoming convener.
The Access Services Interest Group was established by the ACRL Board of Directors at the 2016 Midwinter Meeting. The next renewal date for this interest group is the 2019 ALA Annual Conference.
Join an Interest Group
Beginning September 1, 2016, you can join the Access Services Interest Group through your ALA membership record, and participate through the interest group's ALA Connect space and the ACRL listserv. If you have any questions, suggestions, or ideas for discussion topics or events, please contact the conveners.
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